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Side Chair

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
MEDIUM Walnut, modern upholstery
DATES 1872
DIMENSIONS 38 1/4 x 23 x 17 1/2 in. (97.2 x 58.4 x 44.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Casters marked with "4" on each side of wheel.
CREDIT LINE Gift of Arthur W. Clement
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Renaissance Revival style mahogany sidechair with upholstered back and seat; en suite with armchair 52.120. Top rail has center part of dolphins, shell, and rosettes. Back stiles have scroll curve near seat. Front legs turned on casters. Wool damask upholstery. Condition: Some chipped elements.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Decorative Art, 19th Century, 4th Floor
CAPTION Thomas Brooks (American, 1811–1887). Side Chair, 1872. Walnut, modern upholstery, 38 1/4 x 23 x 17 1/2 in. (97.2 x 58.4 x 44.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 52.118. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.118_bw.jpg)
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